1955 Topps All-American Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1955 Topps All-American Ken Strong 1955 Topps All-American 24 Ken Strong halfback NYU College Hall of Fame 1957, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 nm-mt oc
1955 Topps All-American Cas Myslinski 1955 Topps All-American 25 Cas Myslinski center Army PSA 7, nm oc
1955 Topps All-American Larry Kelley 1955 Topps All-American 26 Larry Kelley end Yale Heisman Trophy 1936, College Hall of Fame 1969 Rookie card nm
1955 Topps All-American Red Grange 1955 Topps All-American 27 Red Grange quarterback Illinois College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Grange's brother Garland also played pro football. The brothers were teammates with the Chicago Bears from 1929 to 1931. PSA 5
1955 Topps All-American Mel Hein 1955 Topps All-American 28 Mel Hein center Washington State College Hall of Fame 1954, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 Rookie card PSA 8, BVG 8, PSA 6, PSA 5
1955 Topps All-American Leo Nomellini 1955 Topps All-American 29 Leo Nomellini defensive tackle Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 PSA 7, nm oc
1955 Topps All-American Wes Fesler 1955 Topps All-American 30 Wes Fesler end Ohio State College Hall of Fame 1954 Fesler won the Big Ten's MVP award, the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, in 1930.
1955 Topps All-American George Sauer Sr. 1955 Topps All-American 31 George Sauer Sr. fullback Nebraska College Hall of Fame 1954 Rookie card

Sauer played three seasons for the Green Bay Packers.
1955 Topps All-American Hank Foldberg 1955 Topps All-American 32 Hank Foldberg end Army Foldberg played professionally for the AAFC's Brooklyn Dodgers and Chicago Hornets in the late 1940s. His son, Hank Foldberg Jr., played tight end for the University of Florida. Hank Jr. appeared on a 1973 Florida Gators playing card. PSA 8
1955 Topps All-American Bob Higgins 1955 Topps All-American 33 Bob Higgins end Penn State College Hall of Fame 1954
1955 Topps All-American Davey O 1955 Topps All-American 34 Davey O'Brien quarterback TCU Heisman Trophy 1938, College Hall of Fame 1955 Rookie card

O'Brien played two seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles. In 1939, his rookie year, he broke Sammy Baugh's NFL record for most yards passing in a season. According to his page on the Heisman Trophy web site, he retired to become an FBI agent.
BVG 8
1955 Topps All-American Tom Harmon 1955 Topps All-American 35 Tom Harmon halfback Michigan Heisman Trophy 1940, College Hall of Fame 1954 Rookie card

The Chicago Bears chose Harmon with the first overall pick in the 1941 NFL draft.
ex+
1955 Topps All-American Turk Edwards 1955 Topps All-American 36 Turk Edwards tackle Washington State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1975
1955 Topps All-American Jim Thorpe 1955 Topps All-American 37 Jim Thorpe halfback Carlisle College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Thorpe won gold medals in the pentathlon and decathlon in the Stockholm Olympics in 1912. See the Gallery's page of Olympic athletes on vintage football cards.
1955 Topps All-American Amos Alonzo Stagg 1955 Topps All-American 38 Amos Alonzo Stagg coach Yale College Hall of Fame 1951 Rookie card nm-mt oc
1955 Topps All-American Brud Holland 1955 Topps All-American 39 Brud Holland end Cornell College Hall of Fame 1965 PSA 8, PSA 6
1955 Topps All-American Donn Moomaw 1955 Topps All-American 40 Donn Moomaw center UCLA College Hall of Fame 1973 Error card

Moomaw's first name is misspelled "Don" on this card.
1955 Topps All-American Joe Alexander 1955 Topps All-American 41 Joe Alexander guard, center Syracuse College Hall of Fame 1954 Alexander is a member of the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. PSA 8, PSA 7
1955 Topps All-American Eddie Tryon 1955 Topps All-American 42 Eddie Tryon halfback Colgate College Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card PSA 8, PSA 7
1955 Topps All-American George Savitsky 1955 Topps All-American 43 George Savitsky tackle Pennsylvania College Hall of Fame 1991 PSA 8, PSA 7, PSA 6
1955 Topps All-American Ed Garbisch 1955 Topps All-American 44 Ed Garbisch center Army College Hall of Fame 1954 BVG 7.5, PSA 5, exmt
1955 Topps All-American Elmer Oliphant 1955 Topps All-American 45 Elmer Oliphant halfback Army College Hall of Fame 1955
1955 Topps All-American Arnie Lassman 1955 Topps All-American 46 Arnie Lassman tackle NYU PSA 8, PSA 7, PSA 8 oc
1955 Topps All-American Bo McMillin 1955 Topps All-American 47 Bo McMillin quarterback Centre College Hall of Fame 1951 Rookie card, error card

Last name misspelled "McMillan."
PSA 6
1955 Topps All-American Ed Widseth 1955 Topps All-American 48 Ed Widseth tackle Minnesota College Hall of Fame 1954 Widseth was seventh in voting for the 1936 Heisman Trophy. (The winner was Larry Kelley.) exmt oc